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Dec 15

Brrr. It’s Going To Be COLD!

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 8:04 AM by Communications Department

Community Centers, Public Libraries Offer An Escape From The Cold

The weather forecast for Thursday and Friday is callingwinter wind_SC for very cold temperatures and strong winds. Citizens who are looking for a place to escape from the cold can visit any of the following City facilities during regular operating hours:

COMMUNITY & SENIOR CENTERS
 • Brittingham-Midtown Community Center (570 Mc Lawhorne Drive): M-F 6:30 am – 8 pm; Sat. 9 am - 6 pm
• Doris Miller Community Center (2814 Wickham Avenue): M-F 9 am – 8:30 pm; Sat. 12 pm - 4 pm
• Hilton Senior Center (605 Hilton Boulevard): M-TH 11 am – 5 pm; Fri 11 am - 8 pm
• North Newport News Senior Center (605 South Avenue): Closed Mon. T-F 10 am – 5 pm
• Denbigh Community Center (15198 Warwick Blvd.): M-F 7am – 9 pm; Sat. 9 am-6 pm
• Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center (2410 Wickham Avenue) M-F 9 am – 8 pm; Sat 10 am - 4 pm

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
• Pearl Bailey Library (2510 Wickham Avenue): M-TH 10 am – 9 pm; Fri – Sat. 10 am -6 pm
• Grissom Library (366 DeShazor Drive): M-TH 10 am – 9 pm; Fri – Sat. 10 am -6 pm, Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
• Main Street Library (110 Main Street): M-TH 10 am – 9 pm; Fri – Sat. 10 am -6 pm, Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
• South Morrison Library (746 Adams Drive) M – F 10 am – 6 pm

LINK Hampton Roads operates the PORT Winter Shelter which rotates among Newport News churches weekly and provides overnight shelter. More information can be found on at www.linkhr.org.

Newport News residents who are in a crisis situation of no heat due to inoperable equipment or an electric or gas cut off notice, can contact the Department of Human Services at 926-6601, the Salvation Army 965-9012 ext. 1 or United Way’s First Call for Help at 594-4636.